Welcome Michelle Lemberger, MD, FACOG

Posted on October 12, 2021

We’re proud to welcome OBGYN physician Michelle Lemberger, MD, FACOG to our women’s healthcare team! Learn more about Dr. Lemberger.

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Breast Cancer: Risk Factors

Posted on October 5, 2021

What is a risk factor? A risk factor is anything that may increase your chance of having a disease. Risk factors for a certain type of cancer might include smoking, diet, family history, or many other things. The exact cause of someone’s cancer may not be known. But risk factors can make it more likely […]

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Volunteer of the Month – Janice Mills

Posted on September 24, 2021

Meet Janice Mills, a dedicated volunteer being honored as volunteer of the month for September 2021. Janice has been a volunteer just over a year. Learn more about her below: What area(s) do you volunteer? ER, Day Surgery, and the check-in station Why did you choose to volunteer at Morristown-Hamblen? I’m retired and needed to […]

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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Posted on September 14, 2021

What is peripheral arterial disease? Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a slow and progressive disorder of the blood vessels. Narrowing, blockage, or spasms in a blood vessel can cause PAD. PAD may affect any blood vessel outside of the heart. This includes the arteries, veins, or lymphatic vessels. Organs supplied by these vessels, such as […]

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Heart Disease Prevention Starts in Childhood

Posted on September 8, 2021

You may think of heart disease as a problem for adults, not for your young children. But the CDC says obesity affects 1 out of every 5 U.S. children. Diet and exercise habits started in childhood can start a lifetime of heart health or a lifetime of heart damage. Some of the causes of adult […]

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Volunteer of the Month – Billy Helton

Posted on August 27, 2021

Meet Billy Helton, a dedicated volunteer being honored as volunteer of the month for August 2021. Billy will be celebrating 19 years of volunteer service next month. Learn more about him below: What area(s) do you volunteer? Day Surgery Why did you choose to volunteer at Morristown-Hamblen? To help people. I also enjoy meeting people. […]

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Breastfeeding: Getting Started

Posted on July 26, 2021

Breastfeeding your child Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. It gives your baby many advantages compared with formula. Your milk contains just the right amount of nutrients. And it is gentle on your baby’s developing stomach, intestines, and other body systems.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly advises exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 […]

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Childhood Immunizations

Posted on July 26, 2021

The importance of vaccines Vaccines are key to preventing disease. Vaccines benefit both the people who get them and the vulnerable, unvaccinated people around them. That’s because the infection can no longer spread through the community if most people are immunized. Plus, vaccines reduce the number of deaths and disability from infections like measles, whooping […]

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